Revolution road

Road to revolution

  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    This was is in between the French and the British. The war was ended with a treaty of Paris. The war provided a great territorial gain for the British. In the end later on it led to the American revolution.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation of 1763 occurred on October 7, 1763. It took place in the Appalachian mountains at the eastern continental divide. The Proclamation was to expand the country westward.
  • The sugar act

    The sugar act
    The Sugar act was to try and end the smuggling of sugar and molasses. The act stopped the smuggling between the French and the Dutch indies.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The stamp act helped pay for the stationed British troops during the seven years war. The act made it so the colonist had to pay tax by a stamp on many different papers and documents.
  • Townshend acts of 1767

    Townshend acts of 1767
    The act was named after king Townshend. It was tax against all of the china, glass, and many other things. Th revenue was extremely heavy.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a riot that occurred on March 5, 1770. It started out as a street brawl between Americans and a lone British soldier then escalated to a bloody slaughter.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The British parliament made the tea act to make the problem of shipping tea away. It made it so the tea came straight to the shore and was easily accessibe.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston tea party was where the settlers were tired of being taxed by the British for there tea. They were so tired that when they got a load of tea they threw it into the ocean.
  • Intolerable act

    Intolerable act
    The intolerable act was an act made by the British parliament to punish Massachusetts for making the Boston tea party. They were punished by four laws restricting them.
  • Continental Congress

    Continental Congress
    The first continental congress was made in Philadelphia and was signed by many important people to prove to King James 3rd that they were a free country and there was nothing he could do about it.